Occupational Health Physician-Edinburgh

Sugarman Occupational Health
Edinburgh, Midlothian
75000 - 80000
17 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Occupational Health Physician
Full time permanent role
Salary 75-80k depending on experience

We are currently recruiting for an Occupational Health Physician to work for our client supporting a number of Public Sector contracts based in Edinburgh with occasional travel to Glasgow.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Undertake clinics, as agreed with the Direct Line Manager, to support the achievement of key performance indicators
Give appropriate advice on the management of sickness absence, and plans for rehabilitation, to managers, individual clients or their representatives
Provide Occupational Health advice to any client who has a continuing underlying medical condition or disability and liaise with managers and others as appropriate
Conduct health assessments and reviews as required (e.g., pre-employment, driving fitness, etc)
Provide advice to managers on issues relating to the working environment in accordance with existing legislation and within the framework of existing policies, including redeployment and work modifications by way of health surveillance/workplace assessments, in conjunction with appropriate managers
Provide health education on relevant issues, promoting a healthy lifestyle in order to minimise health related absence from work
Anticipate and meet the changing needs of customers for healthcare services within a commercial, business framework
Maintain links with appropriate professional networks to ensure leading edge healthcare approaches and provide innovative solutions to meet customer needs.
Scheduling done by dedicated doctors scheduler; day to day line management is from Head of Physicians Performance; professional clinical support is from Lead Consultant Occupational Physician. The doctors sit within the Medical Directorate, headed by Chief Medical Officer.


AFOM or achieved Diploma in Occupational Medicine (Dip Occ Med), or equivalent qualification
A Medical Practitioner who has, since full registration, consolidated their skills and continued their medical education in line with the requirements of continuing medical education / continuing professional development
Full registration with the General Medical Council
IT literate - ability to use and be efficient with IT, knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel and Outlook
Full Driving Licence


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